1) Free searches. West Virginia does not offer free online criminal court record databases. Limited free options include the resources below for federal inmate records; West Virginia Regional Jail Authority inmates; statewide registered offenders; federal criminal court records (through the inexpensive PACER system); Berkeley County court dockets; and Putnam County inmates.
2) Pay searches. Use the resource below titled “Court Records – Circuit Court Criminal” to search the Circuit Express database for criminal cases from all West Virginia Circuit Courts.
3) West Virginia State Police. If you need a criminal history check for pre-employment, licensing, or housing, you can use this resource to find information on how to order a criminal record check from the West Virginia State Police (WVSP). Use this IDENTIGO link for more information or make an appointment to do a search.
4) Search Systems Premium Criminal Records. Use our Premium database of over 500 million local, state, national, and international records. Includes misdemeanor, felony, inmate, sex offender, terrorist, debarred person databases and exclusion lists. The cost to search the entire database is $14.95 and results are immediate. Or search West Virginia statewide felony and misdemeanor records from all 31 circuit courts for $9.95.
If you find a broken link below, please use the Report a Broken Link form to let us know.